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Service to Society Award

Seoul National University established Service to Society Award in 2011 to honor the faculty members who are engaged in social problems and committed to helping other people. The award is granted annually by the university president.

2016 RECIPIENTS

  • CHUNG Chin-Sung

    CHUNG Chin-Sung

    Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Social Sciences, Seoul National University.

    At the UN Human Rights Committee twenty-two years ago, professor Chung brought to the world’s attention the existence of 'comfort women (wianbu)'.

    From the early 1990s, she participated in the Korean Council for the Women Drafted into Military Sexual Slavery by Japan and led the UN General Assembly to adopt a resolution urging Japan to take responsibility for its atrocities.

  • KIM Woong-Han

    KIM Woong-Han

    Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, College of Medicine, Seoul National University.

    Professor Kim is contributing to saving lives mainly in the field of childhood congenital heart disease, heart transplant and adult congenital heart disease.

Last updated in 2016